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• The NFL has unveiled the Super Bowl Ticket Giveaway, an initiative this season to "surprise fans across the country with an invitation to attend Super Bowl LII in Minnesota on February 4, 2018. A total of 500 free tickets will be distributed under the program as a way to give back to dedicated NFL fans and provide them with a once-in-a-lifetime experience."
• Farmers Insurance has extended its alliance with PGA TOUR player Rickie Fowler for three years (2018-2020).  Fowler has been a brand ambassador since 2012. Fowler has been featured in the Farmers "We Know From Experience" advertising campaign, including the recent "Chauffeur Terrier" television commercial, along with other digital marketing platforms.
Heroes Evolved, featuring an in-game and playable Bruce Lee, has hit the multi-player online battle arena via R2Games and the Bruce Lee, LLC (owned and operated by Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee).
• In it's ninth season as the official wardrobe supplier for the National Basketball Coaches Assn., Men's Wearhouse said that 24 NBA head coaches would be outfitted with Joseph Abboud Custom suits for the 2017-18 season. According to Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, "With 82 games a season, it's important to look professional and have confidence on the court."

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Wilson Defensive Players of the Year MLB Network (6 PM. ET)
• Nov. 13
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• Nov. 14
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• Cleveland Cavaliers (Goodyear)
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• Milwaukee Bucks (Harley Davidson)
• Minnesota Timberwolves (Fitbit)
• New York Knicks (Squarespace)
• Orlando Magic (Disney World)
• Philadelphia 76ers (StubHub)
• Sacramento Kings (Blue Diamond)
• Toronto Raptors (Sun Life)
• Utah Jazz (Qualtrics)
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#46Ul8rBF4XpB4lo0.99
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Nov082009

London 2012 Olympic Games Is Big Business For Sports, Business 

November 8, 2009: With the 2012 Summer Olympics less than 1,000 days away, the Olympic Delivery Authority released a list of about 1,500 companies that are currently working with, and benefiting from, the organizing committee for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games expanded upon that,  saying about £6 billion ($9.96 billion U.S) worth of work would be available during the lifetime of the project. The committee estimated that 75,000 companies throughout the UK "will win London 2012-related work over the lifetime of the project."

LOCOG is beginning its Games-time procurement process this year, including the construction of temporary venues and buying more than 900,000 pieces of sporting equipment.

British Airways, a Tier One partner, celebrates the London 2012 Olympics."We often talk about the Games heralding a golden decade of sport and I believe that this could be matched by a golden decade of sport-related business,"  Sebastian Coe, chairman of the LOCOG, said in a statement. "We want the Games to be a triumph for Britain – at the finish line and the bottom line . . . With less than three years to go, we’re starting the procurement process for everything we need to stage a memorable Games. The scope of this is potentially massive - from sporting equipment to catering services and beyond."

Coe said that LOCOG will tender around £700 million ($1.16 billion U.S.) worth of goods and services for the staging of the Games, which includes facilities management, catering, production services for Ceremonies and technology.

"Thousands of companies across the UK are winning contracts and helping to build the venues and infrastructure needed for the London 2012 Games," John Armitt, ODA chairman, said in a statement.

The companies range from those that have and are supplying building materials for the Olympic venues and surrounding environs and roadways to those that are supplying cleaning services, plants and other products that make up London 2012's Green Strategy.

Two companies that have already benefited from working for the ODA on the design and planning of the Olympic Park are Atkins (engineering) and Populous (architects), which have gone on to become London 2012 suppliers now working with the LOCOG to stage the Games in 2012.

LOCOG has six domestic Tier One Partners: adidas, BP, British Airways, BT, EDF and Lloyds TSB.

There are now six domestic Tier Two Supporters: Adecco, Cadbury, Cisco, Deloitte, Thomas Cook and UPS.

There are 11 domestic Tier Three Suppliers and Providers: Airwave, Atkins, Boston Consulting Group, Crystal CG, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Holiday Inn, McCann Worldgroup, Nielsen Company, Populous, Ticketmaster and Trident.

Worldwide Olympic Partners signed up for London 2012 are Coca-Cola, Acer, Atos Origin, GE, McDonald’s, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung and Visa.

 London 2012, Marketing Partners Activate Behind 1,000-Day Countdown

 At Three-Year Mark, London 2012 Sets New Deadlines

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